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Mont Saint Michel: One amazing day trip from Paris

There’s some debate online over whether or not Mont Saint Michel is a good choice for a day trip from Paris.<p>Let’s clear up this debate right now: <b>it</b> …

European Travel

4 reasons you should walk around Paris

Like all big cities, Paris comes with a number of different modes of transportation.<p>But, as Americans, if we don’t hail from equally large cities, …

Romance, magic, and light: One perfect day in Paris

A week in Paris wasn’t enough to do everything we wanted to, so a day is going to be even more of a challenge. Especially if you want to have the</i> …

A grave necessity: Visiting the past at Père Lachaise

In Paris, we saw dead people.<p>We’ve visited Richmond’s Hollywood Cemetery multiple times. In the fall, it’s one of the most beautiful places in the …

The City of Lights for introverts: Paris off the beaten track

When you spend the duration of high school and college learning about the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and Paris’s many other alluring landmarks, it’s …

La Galcante: A papery, Parisian portal to the past

If you are remotely nerdy or wordy, please keep reading.<p>Imagine the scents of old newsprint, musty book bindings, and dust, all rolled together. …

Houses like macarons: Rue Crèmieux

If you’ve ever purchased a line of macarons (Pierre Hermé, anyone??), you know what a treat they are for the eye AND the stomach. While Rue Crèmieux …

Paris's vibrant abandoned railway: La Petite Ceinture

When you think of the Paris you learned about in high school, “hub of urban art and decay” isn’t really the phrase that comes to mind. But, in …

Snaefellsnes' Famous Trolls: Lóndrangar

Many eons ago, huge, hulking trolls fiercely prowled Iceland’s volcanic landscape.<p>Trolls were renowned for their legendary ferocity. But it was the …

4 best spots for photography at Mont Saint Michel

Let’s be clear: it’s almost impossible to botch photography at Mont Saint Michel. This is the place that inspired the castle from <i>Tangled</i>, for crying …

Daytripping to the past: How to get to Mont Saint Michel

Mont Saint Michel was one of places we immediately knew we wanted to go when we started planning our first trip to France. It’s an absolute jewel, …

Driving Iceland's Golden Circle

If there’s one thing everyone should do in Iceland – other than take a tour with Auđunn from Goecco – it’s drive the Golden Circle. Plenty of tour …

European Travel

How to spend a week in Reykjavík, Iceland

Let’s just get this out there early on: one week isn’t long enough to feel like you’ve experienced everything Iceland has to offer.<p>But it’s a really …

European Travel

Enjoying Iceland's Toasty Sapphire: The Blue Lagoon

What do you want after you’ve spent 5-6 hours on an amazingly cramped airbus, and another two hours being subjected to airport bureaucracy and rental …

European Travel

Tolting through the snow: Horseback riding in Reykjavík

This may have been my favorite day in Iceland.<p>I didn’t know how Luke felt about horses, but I did know how heartbroken I’d feel if I left Iceland …

European Travel

Volcanoes of Snaefellsnes

If you’ve never ridden a small tour bus up the side of a volcanic crater, you’re missing out. It’s amazing to know that you’re traversing a chunk of …

Villages of Snaefellsnes: Arnarstapi and Hellnar

So, thanks to our Goecco tour, what do we know about the Snaefellsnes peninsula so far? Insanely windy, frigid, and breathtakingly beautiful. But, …

European Travel

Black Pearl Beach: Djúpalónssandur & Dritvík

This was one of the last stops we made on our Snaefellsnes tour. When you park, the only sign that you’re near a huge beach is, quite literally, a …

Landscape Photography

Food In Iceland: Eating our way around Reykjavík

“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – J.R.R. Tolkien<p>I’ll admit, we didn’t come across …

J.R.R. Tolkien

5 things you SHOULDN’T do in Iceland

As anyone who has researched locations and then traveled to those locations can tell you, there’s only so much the Google can prepare you for when …

European Travel

Iceland's Waterfalls of the South Coast: Urriðafoss, Skogafoss, and Seljandsfoss

T.L.C. once warned us not to go chasing waterfalls. Not to discredit one of the greatest R&B/hiphop groups to have graced the airwaves, but Iceland …

Hiking

Sólheimajökull: Exploring one of Iceland's South Coast glaciers

When you imagine the definition of frigidity, what comes to mind?<p>Snow? Blue ice? Whistling wind across a flat, white plain? Frozen bodies of water? …

Hiking

Crazy waves, Basalt, and Vik: Discovering Iceland's famous Black Sand Beach

“Don’t turn your back on the ocean. Don’t EVER turn your back to the ocean in Iceland. Okay? Enjoy!”<p>Those were our GeoIceland guide’s last words to …

European Travel

Get knocked off your feet (by wind) at Dyrholaey

Have you ever stepped across a wind gust and actually had your foot blown out from under you?<p>If not, head over to Dyrholaey, one of the most …

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